Ensemble Designs BrightEye 3 Analog-to-SDI Converter with TBC and Frame Sync

Ensemble Designs
Ensemble Designs BrightEye 3 Analog-to-SDI Converter with TBC and Frame Sync
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Ensemble Designs BE3 Overview

  • 1Description
  • 2Analog-to-SDI Conversion with TBC and Frame Sync
  • 3Controls
  • 4OS Compatibility
  • 512-Bit Resolution

The BrightEye 3 Analog-to-SDI Converter with TBC and Frame Sync from Ensemble Designs is a time-base corrector and frame synchronizer that features composite, component, and Y/C inputs and an SDI video output. Input signals are digitized to 12-bit resolution and time base is corrected by a noise-tolerant tracking circuit. An external reference input allows genlock to a timing reference, such as the color black.

Front-panel controls allow you to select the input source, TBC, and gain control. The unit can also be controlled through the BrightEye software package that is included with that unit and compatible with both Windows and Mac platforms.

Please note that a power supply is not included with the unit and must be purchased separately.

Analog-to-SDI Conversion with TBC and Frame Sync

Use this device for the analog-to-digital video conversion with time-base correction and frame synchonization.


The unit can be controlled through the push buttons on the converter's faceplate or through the proprietary software package included with the unit.

OS Compatibility

The converter will work on both Windows and Mac operating systems.

12-Bit Resolution

The unit offers 12-bit resolution.

Ensemble Designs BE3 Specs

ConstructionMetal, plastic
FinishBlue, silver
InputsAnalog input: x1
Beta/SMPTE, Y, Pr, Pb
NTSC, PAL Composite
Impedance: 75Ω
Return loss: >40dB
Input: +/-1VDC
Input hum: <100mV
OutputsSerial digital output: x1
Type: 270Mb/s SD serial digital (SMPTE 259M)
Impedance: 75Ω
Return loss: >15dB
Output: DC none (AC coupled)
Bit resolution:
12-bit input quantization
4x oversampling
Signal to noise: >62dB, weighted
Frequency response:
Composite and Y ±0.1 dB, 0 to 5.5MHz
Pr, Pb ±0.1 dB, 0 to 2.75MHz
Minimum delay: 90 μSec
Quantity: x1
Type: 1Vp-p composite video, PAL or NTSC
Impedance: 75Ω
Return loss: >40dB
Power12V, 7W

*100 to 230VAC modular power supply not included
Dimensions (HxWxD)0.8 x 5.625 x 5.5" ( 20 x 143 x 140mm)
WeightNot specified by manufacturer
Packaging Info
Package Weight1.45 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)9 x 8 x 2.5"
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